Trading up for QB in first round is a risky proposition

By Rachel Wold Since 2000, there have not been very many successful trades in the NFL draft that have landed a team with a first-round quality quarterback. Sadly, the list of teams who have traded up for quarterback busts far outnumber those who have found franchise signal callers. Between 2000 and 2014, 15 trades  have occurred with one team moving up for a quarterback. However...
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April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Draft History: Baltimore Ravens' Top 5 Worst Picks Ever

This time of year is always a fun time to reminisce on past draft picks and how they panned out in the NFL.Whether your favorite team drafted a superstar and future pro bowler, or a guy who turned into the next Jamarcus Russell, there are always entertaining conversations to be had about former top picks.We'll start this series of articles with the players who the Ravens drafted...
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April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

With 10 picks, Ravens might treat NFL draft as swap-meet

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) With plenty of picks and no shortage of holes, Baltimore Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome expects to be feverishly working the phone during the NFL draft. Coming off a 10-6 season, the Ravens have 10 selections in the draft that runs from April 30 through May 2. Baltimore has the 26th overall pick. In years past, Newsome traded away draft picks to move...
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April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

In Ozzie We Trust

My avid love for the Baltimore Ravens has been constant from the day we drafted #52, the beloved Ray Lewis. From day one I have had faith in the front office staff and the decisions they make, sometime questionable but almost always successful (minus the Kyle Boller era). The belief in Ozzie has never wavered and it won’t begin any time soon. While some fans are sweating and...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Vernon Adams arrives at Oregon ready to be Ducks' next star QB

Dean Herrington, a long-time high school football coach in Southern California, has produced more than his share of top quarterback prospects. He's groomed a couple who have played in the NFL (Kyle Boller and Matt Moore) and a bunch more who started at the FBS level. Four years ago, Herrington, now the head coach at Bishop Alemany, tried to tell all the college recruiters who came...
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February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

5 best moments between Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots

The Baltimore Ravens will travel to Foxborough to take on the New England Patriots this Saturday in the AFC Divisional Round, as the two teams prepare to meet in the playoffs for the fourth time in six years. The Patriots earned the top seed in the AFC, while the Ravens barely got into the playoffs on the last day of the season before taking out the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field...
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January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 100 HSFB Prospects of 2015 (50-41)

50. Brady White QB (6’2 180) Newhall (Calif.) Hart High School signal caller and Sun Devil (ASU) commit, Brady White is the one of the most prolific passers in Hart history. A long prestigious history that includes QB’s like Kyle Boller, Matt Moore, Joe Knapp, Sean Norton, Travis Carroll and Ryan Connors. White alone accounted for over 4,700 yards 50 touchdowns but also had 20...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

SoCal quarterback class of 2015 has chance to be best ever

What used to seem early now has become perilously late. That's how much the recruiting calendar has shifted in the past few years for college football coaches as they crisscross the country scouring for talent as part of this year's spring evaluation period that began on April 15. Need a quarterback? You're probably too late if you haven't already locked in on one. A few of the top...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Biggest Draft Day Bust: Worst Quarterback

The quarterback, the most valuable player on the roster, having a great one can propel a team towards championship glory whilst a bad one can derail a franchises season before it has begun.The NFL draft, the opportunity to find the next big superstar, the one that takes your team from pretenders to contenders. For some however the pressure of being the franchise quarterback is too...
Via Football Nation
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Savage provides insight into lessons from Browns 2007 NFL Draft

Phil Savage was full of Browns intel on Twitter yesterday. It was pretty high level draft philosophy, but it’s interesting for Browns fans to see how he looks back on drafting QBs like Kyle Boller and Brady Quinn. In both cases, he questions the philosophy of trading back into the first round to grab a QB that had flaws enough to be passed over the first time around. On @ESPNNFL...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens: 5 Biggest Draft Day Regrets in Franchise History

You can make the case that Ozzie Newsome is as accurate as any marksmen there is. Making the right decisions over the years for the Baltimore Ravens, the former tight end has been spot on making the personnel moves that have led to two Super Bowl titles.There has been drafts wheere the team netted Ray Lewis and Joinathan Ogden, or the drafts where depth was added and Pro Bowl players...
Via Football Nation
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

A quick delve into the tight ends that have served the Baltimore Ravens

Many pass-catchers have come and gone from the Baltimore Ravens organization. Some notable names are Todd Heap and Shannon Sharpe. The Ravens have had a significant amount of spectacular tight ends in a small tenure as a franchise, but what are they doing now? Lets take a look. For starters, the great Todd Heap. The amazing pass-catcher out of Arizona State University is the Ravens...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss
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